Katea Ravega Shares Insight on Telemedicine Malpractice Risks in Healthcare Risk Management Article
Katea Ravega, a Health & Life Sciences partner in the Quarles & Brady Indianapolis office, offered perspective on ways telemedicine providers can mitigate the risk of malpractice allegations in a Healthcare Risk Management article, “Stay Vigilant About Malpractice Risks with Telemedicine.”
An excerpt from the article:
It is likely the number of cases of patient regulatory complaints and medical malpractice allegations that involve this type of care will increase, says Katea M. Ravega, JD, partner with Quarles & Brady in Indianapolis.
“An additional item that is sometimes overlooked when providers initially begin to provide care via telemedicine is to review the insurance policies to ensure that the malpractice coverage includes care provided via telemedicine,” Ravega says. “Depending on the specifics of the policies that are in place, additional insurance or other adjustments may be needed.”